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OBJECTIVES To identify the potential risk factors for fractures due to non-accidental injury in children, and to alert clinicians and health care workers to the diagnosis of child abuse. DESIGN Retrospective review. SETTING Regional hospital, Hong Kong. PATIENTS Children who were admitted to the hospital with a clinical diagnosis of child abuse with… (More)
We prospectively case series study evaluated the short-term effectiveness of selective dorsal rhizotomy plus physiotherapy. Twenty children with spastic cerebral palsy, selected for selective dorsal rhizotomy (mean age, 8.57 years; range, 5.96-11.18 years), were assessed before, and 6 and 12 months after, selective dorsal rhizotomy. Main outcome measures… (More)
Dissection of the mandibular nerve in a cadaver of southern Chinese origin showed the mylohyoid nerve arising from the lingual nerve and the buccal nerve arising from the inferior alveolar nerve within the mandibular ramus. It is estimated that this variation in the origin of the buccal nerve occurs in 6.1% of the southern Chinese population.
A 15-month-old boy presented with a 2-day history of a wry neck (bent to the left side) with no definite trauma. He had bilateral upper limb weakness and was afebrile, conscious, and stable. There was no spontaneous movement in both upper limbs. Magnetic resonance imaging of the cervical and thoracic spine demonstrated an extensive spontaneous spinal… (More)